Business Start-up

If you’re thinking of opening a pub, restaurant, B&B or other hospitality business in East Lothian, the Hayhoe Webb Partnership can provide invaluable support.

Business Growth

When you want to grow your hospitality or tourism business and are looking for sound business advice from an expert in hotel, pub and licensed management we're here to help.

Business Rescue

If your finances are floundering and you need to take control of your hospitality business to square things with the tax man, The Hayhoe Webb Partnership are a safe pair of hands.


Not many people in the hospitality trade love bookkeeping – but someone’s got to do it! It’s a legal requirement and Hayhoe Webb are experts.

Could you do with knowing an accountant in East Lothian
that really understands your business?

Based at the aptly-named “Brewery Park Business Centre” in the heart of Haddington, East Lothian, The Hayhoe Webb Partnership specialise in working with hospitality and tourism businesses.

We pride ourselves in having a real in-depth understanding of the industry gained through years of hands on industry experience, the partners bring together a unique blend of professional and industry experience.

  • Paul Hayhoe, a Licensed Accountant, trained and worked as a pub manager for a major brewery in London, he went on to buy a small hotel in the Scottish Borders which he successfully ran for 14 years before he turned his passion for the industry into the Partnership. Learn more about Paul.
  • Alan Webb BSc FCA, Chartered Accountant with over 35 years’ experience in dealing with the affairs of a wide variety family run businesses handles tax and technical support. Learn more about Alan.
If your Starting Out?

Starting Your first business can be quite daunting, getting professional help sooner rather than later is key to saving time and money.

We have been helping business start ups for many years and understand the challenges, do’s and don’ts Give us a call and see what we can do to help you.

We've got the Experience

Because we have first hand experience of owning and managing pubs, hotels and guest houses we really understand your business and the challenges of the industry.

How may accountants can say that?

YOUR accounts Matter

The one thing that we arn't is a large anonymous practice, now well into the tenth year of practice we have built our business on the back of building strong and longterm relationships with our clients.

We use the technology, certainly, but we are not machines and nor are our clients.


The Hayhoe Webb Partnership is a thoroughly modern forward looking practice and a certified Xero online accounting partner.

Your money is critical to your business - we pride ourselves in tailoring our services around your individual needs. Whether its hassle-free bookkeeping, business planning, business rescue, one-off consultancy, or full accountancy and taxation services Hayhoe Webb could just be the professionals that fit your business needs?

We want to work with local businesses in and around East Lothian – to discuss how we could help you call us on 01620 826060 or use our contact form online.

Planning to grow your hospitality business? Planning is Key!

Read our case study and see how Malcolm Redman of Bush Nook B&B near Hadrian’s Wall tackled the challenge of growing his business.